|Lusostalgia -- The Best of Chico Fonseca - Chico Fonseca.|
Fontainhas Panjim-based singer-guitarist keeps alive the music of another era in this former Portuguese colony. Here, he sings in Portuguese (including Brasilian), Konkani, Italian and Spanish . Contact Chico on +91-832-2222052 or +91-9823525063
Keywords: music; goa; luso; portuguese; konkani; italian; spanish; chico fonseca; fontainhas
|Rui Lobo, the Guitar goes Konkani - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Goa-based IIT-educated engineer Rui Lobo prefers to keep aside his prestigious engineering degree and create music. Or teach it to the young. Rui is the moving spirit behind the Guitar Guild Goa. Below are some of his creations.
Keywords: guitar; goa; rui lobo; guitar guild goa; music; luso-influenced music; asia; western music in asia; india
|Percival Noronha, An Old Timer from Goa, Reminisces - Recorded by Frederick Noronha/FN|
Almost 90 today, Percival Noronha, a government official in the Portuguese and post-1961 Goa administration talks of his life and times in this former Portuguese colony on the west coast of India. Interview conducted on October 17, 2012 at his home in Fontainhas, the "latin quarter" of Panjim.
Keywords: percival noronha; goa; portuguese; luso-india; pre-1961; post-1961; reminiscences; officials; breaucrats; interviews; panjim; fontainhas; latin quarter; officialdom; post-1961 change in goa; administration; former portuguese colonies